Calendar: Readings, Workshops, and Conferences

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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Nicole Taylor 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Nicole Taylor @ Ike Box
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Nicole Taylor lives in the Eugene, Oregon area. She has been an artist, a hiker, a poetry note taker, a sketcher, a volunteer and a dancer, formerly in Salem’s DanceAbility. You can read more of her poetry at oregonpoeticvoices.org/poet/312/. Featured … Continue reading
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OPA Hood River Unit Poetry Critique Group 11:00 am
OPA Hood River Unit Poetry Critique Group @ Bette's Place
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Hood River Unit of Oregon Poetry Association will host a poetry critique group at 11:00 AM on the second Saturday of every month, beginning February 8, at Bette’s Place in Hood River: http://bettesplace.com/. All poets are welcome. Please bring … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Lynn Otto 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Lynn Otto @ Ike Box
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lynn Otto is the author of Real Daughter, winner of the 2017 Unicorn Press First Book Award. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Portland State University. Her work has also been published in Iron Horse Literary Review, Raleigh … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Efrain Diaz Horna 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Efrain Diaz Horna @ Ike Box
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Efraín Díaz-Horna was born in Talara, Peru, studied at Mt. Angel College in Oregon, and the University of Wisconsin. For 25 years, Efraín was employed for the State of Oregon and Multnomah County. He has been drawing, painting, and writing … Continue reading
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Silverton Poetry Festival Gordon House Reading 7:00 pm
Silverton Poetry Festival Gordon House Reading @ Frank Lloyd Wright Gordon House at the Oregon Gardens
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
20th Annual Silverton Poetry Festival hosts readings by Penelope Schott and Emmett Wheatfield. Refreshments served.Like this:Like Loading...
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Book Launch for The Poeming Pigeon: COSMOS issue 2:00 pm
Book Launch for The Poeming Pigeon: COSMOS issue @ Ledding Library
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
OUR UNIVERSE IN VERSE The Milwaukie Poetry Series and The Poetry Box present a reading to celebrate the launch of the 9th issue of The Poeming Pigeon: COSMOS. Featured Readers: Pattie Palmer-Baker • Trina Gaynon • Colette Tennant • Liz … Continue reading
Silverton Poetry Festival Presents Talking Poets 7:00 pm
Silverton Poetry Festival Presents Talking Poets @ Creekside Grill
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Poets Lex Runciman and Jessica Mehta read and discuss their work and their lives poetic. Like this:Like Loading...
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Silverton Poetry Festival Presents Feast of Poets 1:30 pm
Silverton Poetry Festival Presents Feast of Poets @ Mt. Angel Abbey Library Auditorium
Feb 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
20th Annual Silverton Poetry Festival Presents Readings from Abbey Abbot Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, Floyd Skloot, and Marilyn Johnston. This special commemorative event celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Arvo Aalto Abbey Library coinciding with the Silverton Poetry Festival 20th Anniversary … Continue reading
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Corban University Poets 7:00 pm
Salem Poetry Project Featuring Corban University Poets @ Ike Box
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Poets from Corban University will be reading their work from the Fusion Art Show which features student poems, paintings, and photographs. The art show will be displayed in Corban’s Psalm Center Gallery from late January through February. The poets, painters, … Continue reading
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The Disclaimer: OPA does not guarantee the information in this calendar to be complete or accurate so be sure to call, e-mail, or check the event’s web site for the most current information.

To submit items for this calendar, please click  the “Post Your Event” button at the top of the calendar and enter the information about your event. Please be sure to select the appropriate Category on the calendar input form. After filling in the “Post Your Event” form, click the “Submit Form” button at the bottom of the screen (if you’re using a laptop or tablet, you may need to scroll down to see the “Submit Form” button).

Note on repeating events: If you are submitting a regularly scheduled weekly or monthly event (such as an Open Mic or a Workshop series), please include in the title something like “every (day of the week)” or “every month on (day of the week)”. Also, when appropriate (such as for a Workshop series), check the box for “End Date” and enter the “end date”. When the event is approved for posting, we will make sure it shows up as a repeating event for two or three months, or until the specified ending date. 

For Readings, we recommend that you submit each event separately so that you can include more about that specific event, including names and bios of the featured poets. 

If you have any questions, please contact the calendar coordinator.

One thought on “Calendar: Readings, Workshops, and Conferences

  1. I used to carry a day planner in my purse to keep track of poetry events, but since I signed up for updates from the Readings and Workshops, I’ve not opened the day planner. Another tree, saved!

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